An Unstoppable Force
The Scottish Exodus to Canada
By (author) Lucille H. Campey
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Unstoppable Force by Lucille H. Campey
Book DescriptionThis book provides the first exhaustive study of the great Scottish exodus to Canada written in modern times. Using wide-ranging sources, some previously untapped, Lucille Campey examines the driving forces behind the Scottish exodus and traces the remarkable progress of Scottish colonisers across Canada. Mythology and truth are considered side by side as their story unfolds. Scots had a profound impact on Canada and shaped the course of its history. This book is essential reading for those who wish to understand why they came and the enormity of their achievements in Canada.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9781841587738
(228mm x 152mm x mm)
Imprint: Birlinn Ltd
Publisher: Birlinn General
Publish Date: 19-Sep-2008
Country of Publication: United Kingdom
Books By Author Lucille H. Campey
Atlantic Canada's Irish Immigrants, Paperback (August 2016)
Challenging the commonplace view that the Irish immigration saga was primarily driven by dire events in Ireland, Lucille Campey s groundbreaking work redraws the picture of early Irish settlement in Atlantic Canada. Extensively documented, and drawing on all known passenger lists of the period, the book is essential reading."
Ignored but Not Forgotten, Paperback (September 2014)
In her third and final book in the English in Canada series, Lucille Campey provides an overview of the great exodus from England to Canada which peaked in the early twentieth century. Drawing on wide-ranging documentary and statistical sources, Campey traces this major population movement on a region-by-region basis.
Seeking a Better Future, Paperback (August 2012)
The exodus from England that gathered pace during the 19th century accounted for the greatest part of the total emigration from Britain to Canada. This title considers why people left England and traces their destinations in Ontario and Quebec. It provides insights on how, why, and when Ontario and Quebec acquired their English settlers.
After the Hector, Paperback (May 2007)» View all books by Lucille H. Campey
The arrival of the Hector in 1773 sparked a huge influx of Scots to Nova Scotia and Cape Breton. This extensively documented book is a must for historians and genealogists.
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Author Biography - Lucille H. Campey
Born in Ottawa, Lucille Campey now lives near Salisbury. Her father's pride in his Scottish roots stimulated her interest in Scottish emigration to Canada. A graduate of Ottawa University, she later acquired a Doctorate from Aberdeen University for her studies of emigration history. She has written seven books thus far on the Scottish exodus to Canada.
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